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4-Benzyloxyphenol with CAS 103-16-2

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Product Name: 4-Benzyloxyphenol

CAS: 103-16-2

MF: C13H12O2

MW: 200.23

EINECS: 203-083-3

Melting point 119-120 °C (lit.)

Boiling point 297.96°C (rough estimate)

density 1,26 g/cm3

refractive index 1.5906 (estimate)

storage temp. Store below +30°C.

pka 10.29±0.15(Predicted)

form Powder, Crystals, and/or Chunks

color Off-white to beige to brown

Water Solubility slightly soluble

Merck 14,6248

BRN 1958305


Item Standard


Appearance  Pale white crystalline powder white powder
Assay  % ≥98 99.05
Melting Point ℃ 118-122 119-120.8
Loss on  drying % ≤0.5 0.14
Residue on ignition % ≤0.5 0.13
Clarity of alchol solution None suspended matters Conforms
Heavy Metals ≤20ppm Conforms


4-Benzyloxyphenol is used in the synthesis. It plays an essential role in the preparation of hetaryl-azophenol dyes. It is also used for polyester fiber dyeing and in rubber industry. It acts as a depigmenting agent.